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Hiv Infection Vaginal Fluid Open Wound
Hiv infection is caused by a retrovirus....This retrovirus binds to CD4 cells (for the most part). You may detect the virus by several different methods. An elisa test (enzyme linked immunosorbent assay). You may also detect it by doing a test referred to as a western blot (a gel protein electrophoresis). Thirdly by pcr (polymerase chain reaction) which ...Read more
HIV Risks: I would like more information to get a specific idea on what you are truly concerned about. Hiv is in infected humans' body fluids. But, the virus is very fragile and does not last long outside of the body. I would not advise anyone with open sores or fresh cuts to let any infected body fluid near these lesions. My gut sense is that this situation is very low risk and to reassure you. ...Read more
Asbestos toxin: Any toxin such as asbestos should not be in an open wound; if it winds up there,please flush out the material with copious amounts of saline to clean out the wound. Afterwards disinfect the wound with a topical antiseptic spray then apply a clean, sterile bandage. Go to your Podiatrist or Primary to get an oral antibiotic. ...Read more
No: Unless you are exposed to vaginal secretion. ...Read more
Same As Any: It would be the same for any cut on any part of the body. The risk increases with the amount of blood and how deep the blood is exposed into the wound. On average, the risk of HIV being transmitted to a person from exposure of blood from an HIV positive person to an open wound or cut is estimated at 0.03%. As the wound heals, the risk would be lower. ...Read more
vaginal fluid containing HIV exposed outside environment when touched tip of penis causes HIV infection?iam getting Mixed answers and confused?
Can sucking breast fluid/milk cause HIV infection and secondly outside fingering of the vagina cause HIV infection ?
Asked and Answered: Your question has been repeatedly and accurately answered. No need to keep asking us the same question. That is rude, disrespectful and unnecessary. ...Read more
Doubtful: Have to worry about stool organisms.Get a more detailed answer ›
Vaginal fluid containg hiv spreaded cloth say for about 2minutes wiped on tip/mouth of penis.in this case hiv infection occurs?
Deep kissing with csw, protetcted vaginal, receive unprotected oral. Are shaving small cuts on testicles/pubic area HIV concern from licking. Thank u.
Hi! ds saliva kill HIV even if viral load was high durng deep kissing witht ne mouth ulcr? And does human bite transmt HIV if slva xpose to open wound
2 mo. post op pilonidal cyst. Wound has not fully healed. There is yellow fluid inside wound, redness around site, and burning pain. Infection? Rash?
Possibly: Only a visual inspection with cultures will reveal the true nature of what's going on but my money would be on an infectious entity with what you're saying. Get an appointment back with the doctor who did the surgery and see how he/she wants to approach things. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Tested HIV antibody 6mth (3rd gen), 19mth (Ab/Ag), 20mth (Ab/Ag), infection through kiss with cut lips assuming blood present, afraid infect partner?
Can someone's spit on a 2 day wound(non bleeding) which is healing transmit any STD infection? I washed the wound with soap and water immediately
Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more
Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is a lentivirus (a member of the retrovirus family) that causes acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (aids),  a condition in humans in which progressive failure of the immune system allows life-threatening opportunistic infections ...Read more
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